Matthew Barison joined the Board of Directors of the Mass. LGBTQ Bar Association in 2020. Matt is an independent trial lawyer who focuses on criminal defense and civil litigation. He is a Bar Advocate with Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, providing high quality indigent legal defense in Suffolk County, and is a regular at the Boston Municipal Court. Prior to attending Tulane Law School in New Orleans, LA, Matt served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Uzbekistan and Romania. Matt lives in Boston and enjoys swimming and sailing; he also serves on the Board of the Mary Ellen Welch Greenway. Matt can be reached though his website.